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45th Annual National Storytelling Festival
October 6, 2017 - October 8, 2017
Make plans now to attend the 45th annual National Storytelling Festival, October 6-8, 2017 in historic Jonesborough, Tennessee! Beginning on the first Friday in October each year, this world renowned, 3-day event celebrates storytelling at its most magical.
The International Storytelling Center would also like to recognize the generous donations received from the Storyteller Circle of Support and the Friends of the Festival in support of the 2016 National Storytelling Festival.
Learn more about how the Festival works.
View a Map of the Festival Grounds
View the 2017 Festival Brochure or the 2016 Schedule of Events to see how things work.
View ticket packages and prices or purchase tickets here.
Find your way to and around Jonesborough, TN.
Learn how it all began 43 years ago.
Other events during the Festival weekend.
Make reservations as early as possible